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Add 6/4 and 18/21

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 18/21

6/4 + 18/21 is 33/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    6/4 = 6 × 21/4 × 21 = 126/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    18/21 = 18 × 4/21 × 4 = 72/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/84 + 72/84 = 126 + 72/84 = 198/84
  5. 198/84 simplified gives 33/14
  6. So, 6/4 + 18/21 = 33/14
    In mixed form: 25/14

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